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The Assassin's Blade - Preview

The Assassin's Blade

Preview by Jack Foley

A SPECTACULAR tale of betrayal and revenge featuring some of the most stunning martial arts fighting ever seen on film.

Based upon an age-old legend, The Assassin’s Blade tells the story of a girl Yan Gi who, disguised as a boy, enters the country’s greatest all-male martial arts academy.

Struggling with the physical strength of her male counterparts, Yan Gi finds an ally in the school’s top student, Chan Shan, who discovers her secret and tutors her to become one of the most lethal assassins in the academy.

As the pair eventually fall in love, it is revealed that the girl is betrothed to a childhood friend Ma, who embarks on a violent plan of blackmail to ensure that she becomes his wife.

When Ma’s treachery is revealed, Chun Shan has no choice but to use all that he’s learned from the academy to exact justice…

From the action director of Hero and House of Flying Daggers comes The Assassin’s Blade, released on DVD through Metrodome on Monday, May 3, 2010.

Certificate: 15
Running time: 98mins
UK DVD Release: May 3, 2010